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2079 – On our way to Vatopediou

We picked up our rucksacks, said goodbye to the archondariki, and were on our way to Vatopediou. Looking back to Pantocratoros we had a good view on the aqueduct that leads to the monastery. The aqueduct spans an olive orchard. … Continue reading

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2078 – film: the hike from Panaghia refuge to the top of Mount Athos 2019

Wim Voogd, 6/10

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2077 – Athos pilgrimage 2019: silhouettes and bells

Wim, 5/10

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2076 – Athos pilgrimage 2019: coloured glass

Wim, 5/10

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2075 – the top of Mount Athos, 1st of October

Tuesday morning October 1st we started at 5.00 pm our hike to the summit from the refuge Panaghia. The sky was clear, the view was fantastic and the sunrise magnificant! Wim, 3-10 (top photo by Gert Jan Wiekart)

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2074 – Visiting Profitou Eliou

We had never visited skiti Profitou Eliou (skete of Prophet Elijah). We did see it several times from a distance. But today the Prophet was waiting for us in the morning clouds. Here we have an overview of the complex … Continue reading

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2073 -The courtyard of Pantocratoros

We spend the night in Pantocratoros. In the morning we allowed ourselves some time to wonder around the courtyard of Pantocratoros. I took the opportunity to take some pictures, that I want to share with you. An orange tree contrasts … Continue reading

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